For example, the first lessons let you change the position co-ordinates of boxes, as well as width and height of the boxes. It’s easy to adjust the numbers then watch as the boxes shift right or left, up or down, based upon what numbers you change. It’s also easy to make the connection between the order of numbers and their connection to up/down, left/right, and the width/height of the boxes. It’s also possible to type in new co-ordinates for a new box using the two bits of code provided.
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